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November 2nd, 2011

Ready for the big chill?

November 2, 2011

Conditions are expected mild and breezy this Wednesday morning ahead of a strong cold front which will move through during the early afternoon hours. Expect highs today in the lower 70s before the front works into the area shortly after noon.
Winds will shift from the south to the northwest at 20-30 miles per hour. A Wind Advisory is in effect for portions of the area from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. this evening.
Winds will subside a bit overnight, as high pressure builds into the area. Expect clear skies and lows in the low to mid 30s.

FSA offers assistance to producers affected by wildfires

November 2, 2011

The Nolan County Farm Service Agency (FSA) will have a sign-up for Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) that began on Oct. 17, 2011 and will continue through Nov. 16, 2011.
Producers that had fences damaged or destroyed due to wildfires may be eligible for cost-share assistance to rebuild or repair their fences. ECP payments are subject to FSA eligibility regulations and funding availability.
For more information or to make an appointment to sign-up, please call your local Farm Service Agency at 325-235-8693.

Blotters for October 31, 2011

November 2, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 45 calls for service, issued no citations and made no arrests on Oct. 31, 2011.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Information only — 1000 block of W. Third.
• Criminal mischief — 500 block of Orange Street.

Arrested by SPD:
• Kori Southern, 33 — Public intoxication.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served two civil papers and made one arrest on Oct. 31, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:

Glenn W. McDowell

November 2, 2011

A private service for Glenn W. McDowell, 70, of Pittsburg will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Calvary Chapel in Mt. Pleasant. Burial will follow at Nevills Chapel Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant under the direction of Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant.
McDowell died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in Longview.
He was born Nov. 30, 1940, in Mulberry. He was a metal trades teacher. He had received his Bachelor's of Education degree and had also been a machinist at Campbell's Soup in Paris, Texas and a truck driver.

Local Sports Calendar

November 2, 2011

THURSDAY, NOV. 3
Football
Sweetwater JV White and Red have open dates (seasons completed).
Roscoe junior high hosts Rotan 8th grade, 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Rotan JV, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high at Hermleigh, 6 p.m.
Highland JV has an open date.
Blackwell junior high at Panther Creek, 6 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring, 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4
Football
Sweetwater varsity has open date (season is completed).
Roscoe varsity at Rotan, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity hosts Hermleigh, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity hosts Panther Creek, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, NOV. 5
Basketball

Football player of the week

November 2, 2011

Luis Gaxiola has been named as the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater. Gaxiola, a 6-0, 170-pound junior defensive end, had nine solo tackles, including one for a loss, plus one sack and one quarterback pressure, and also assisted on five tackles in Sweetwater’s 27-14 loss to Brownwood.

Final 2011 Mustang football stats

November 2, 2011

TEAM OFFENSE
First Downs — 169; Rushes-yards — 406-1709; Passing yards — 1115; Total yards — 2824 (282.4 avg.); Passing — 89-165-11; Fumbles-Lost — 25-11; Penalties-Yards — 70-549; Points scored — 187 (18.7 avg.).
TEAM DEFENSE
First Downs — 136; Rushes-yards — 315-1535; Passing yards — 1194; Total yards — 2729 (272.9 avg.); Passing — 99-191-7; Fumbles-Lost 15-3; Penalties-Yards — 71-597; Points allowed — 203 (20.3 avg.).
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Rushing

District CC results

November 2, 2011

SWEETWATER HS GIRLS
At Snyder
Individual results
20. Maddie Howard 14:36
22. Morgan Browning 15:28
SWEETWATER HS BOYS
At Snyder
Individual results
18. Colton Scott 21:34
HIGHLAND HS GIRLS
(VARSITY)
At Blackwell
Individual results
2. Sierra Allen 13:29.06
3. Lora Stewart 13:32.94
4. Madison Moseley 13.34.62
7. Beth Richburg 14:02.97
9. Sabrina Romero 14:11.47
11. Taylor Hammond 14:12.43
31. Megan Thompson 16:29.12
Team results
1. Score of 24 (1:08.51)
BLACKWELL HS GIRLS
(VARSITY)
At Blackwell
Individual results
26. April Cole 16:10
39. Bailey McGlothlin 16:43.78

November 1st

Restaurant “Peeping Tom” suspect arrested

November 1, 2011

A "peeping tom" accused of spying on women in restrooms of two south side restaurants has been arrested.
Jeremy Jacques was marched into the law enforcement center in Abilene around noon Monday. The 40-year-old Sweetwater resident is charged with disorderly conduct.
Authorities say he allegedly spied on women in restrooms at Abuelo's and Hobby Lobby. It's believed there were also incidents at other south side restaurants.
According to police, the incidents are very similar in nature and the suspect descriptions in both incidents were the same.

WASP Museum to host Chamber Coffee

November 1, 2011

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at the National WASP WWII Museum, located at 210 Avenger Field Road.
Sharron Davis is at the museum as the Executive Director. The museum opened in 2005 and serves as a national point of interest. The WASP Museum has one full time employee and three part time employees.

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